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How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

This traditional dish has got ‘rose’ in the name because of the colour of the cooked chicken rather than any rose-flower being in the ingredients. Taiwanese used to use a particular red cooking wine which isn’t available now but this is the same recipe. This old wine would colour the chicken. As Joanne didn’t have...
Home made tapioca pearls for bubble tea, bo-ba tea 自製波霸粉圓

Home made tapioca pearls for bubble tea, bo-ba tea 自製波霸粉圓

Here Kai-Li takes over to make home-made tapioca pearls for bubble tea 自製波霸粉圓 (pearl milk tea, also known as bo-ba tea). This is a very popular item in Taiwan where the famous bubble milk tea is so popular! While its easy to get tea, milk and sugar anywhere in the world, finding these tapioca pearls...
How to make Egg Plant Salad 涼拌茄子

How to make Egg Plant Salad 涼拌茄子

After finding a great collection of egg plants at the market Joanne was inspired to make this ‘salad’. Unlike a salad you might otherwise throw together this recipe requires you to cook your main ingredient – and you can enjoy the whole dish either hot or cold. The egg plants are steamed until tender and...
Hot Sweet Potato stall 台灣烤地瓜 street food in Taiwan

Hot Sweet Potato stall 台灣烤地瓜 street food in Taiwan

As you will know, we recently went back to Taiwan. Therefore many of our newer videos are of our experiences of Taiwan and its restaurants, street foods and markets. Here is a video showing one of Mark’s favourite street foods in Taiwan! We found this sweet potato stall in the street just around the corner...